Fire Administration


Fire Administration

This certificate is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to function as a fire service manager, leader, and administrator. Students will learn the important concepts and skills required to successfully perform administrative and managerial roles in emergency service organizations. This program was developed in conjunction with the U.S. Fire Administration’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education project.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. Prerequisite Experience: senior firefighter or junior company officer equivalent with at least three years of experience in a career or busy volunteer fire service agency.
  2. PLS 360(3), 361(3), 363(3)
  3. Three hours from the following to total a minimum of 12 hours: PLS 362(3), 364(3), 365(3)
  4. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.


Fire Administration

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science

PLS 360(3), 361(3), 362(3), 363(3), 364(3), 365(3).